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8 Days Ancient and Picturesque China Sightseeing Tour
 
Beijing | Guilin | Xian
 
 
Tour Description:
This is a private tour, We will assign private guide and van in each city and no other participants will be allowed to join in your group. Also the tour is totally flexible. You can start your own tours at anytime as you like. Moreover, if you would like to do some adjustment in this itinerary, please Email(ebiz@dditours.com) in what area you are not satisfied, we can adjust the itinerary according to your every request.
 
Daily Itinerary

Day 1
Arrive Beijing
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Arrival at Beijing, you will be met & transferred by our professional English speaking guide to your hotel. Enjoy the rest of the day at your leisure.

Day 2
Beijing (B/L)
Buffet breakfast at hotel. Full day city excursion to Tiananmen Square-the largest square in the world, Forbidden City-imperial palace of Ming and Qing Dynasty, and Temple of Heaven-here ancient emperors prayed for good harvest. Lunch at good local Peking Roasted Duck restaurants. You can choose the Peking Opera Show (or Chinese Kungfu show) as optional in the evening.

The Tian'anmen Square: The largest city square in the world.
The Forbidden City: the imperial palace for the Ming and Qing with a history of around 600 years
The Temple of Heaven: The Temple of Heaven is a masterpiece of architecture and landscape design which simply and graphically illustrates a cosmogony of great importance for the evolution of one of the world’s great civilizations.

stone statues in the Sacred Way


Day 3
Beijing (B/L)
Buffet breakfast at hotel followed by full day trip to the Great Wall at Badaling, the Ming Tombs and the Sacred Way with lunch at local Chinese restaurant.

The Great Wall: the symbol of China and Climbing the Great Wall you can pass visitors from all over the world, and hear conversations in almost every language
The Ming Tombs: Consisting of mausoleums of 13 Ming emperors, is one of the largest imperial necropolises in China.
The Sacred Way: The way stood on both sides with marvelous stone sculptures by which means the road leading to heaven.


Day 4
Beijing/Xian (B/L/D)

Buffet breakfast at hotel, then transfer to the airport for flight to Xian-the ancient capital of China. Upon arrival meet and transfer the hotel. Lunch at good local restaurant followed by visit to Shaanxi Historical Museum, Ancient City Wall. Dumpling Dinner at a good dumpling restaurant.

The Provincial Museum: which is one of the best Museum in China and where you can learn a lot about the 5,000 year brilliant history of China.
The Ancient City Wall
: Xian City Wall was constructed in the early Ming Dynasty on the basis of the Imperial City of Chang An (Everlasting Peace) of the Tang Dynasty.


Day 5
Xian (B/L)
Buffet breakfast at hotel. Full day excursion to world famous Terracotta Warriors and Horses with circle movie showed before returning to the city for visit of the big wild Goose Pagoda and the Courtyard of Family Gao with Shadow Puppet Show enjoying. Lunch at good local restaurant. You can choose the Tang Dynasty dinner Show as optional in the evening (highly recommended, as it is the best show in China).

The Terracotta Warriors and Horses: The most significant archeological excavations of the 20th century, the army of terra-cotta warriors and the bronze chariots entombed in vast underground vaults at emperor Qin's tomb.
The Tang Dynasty Dinner & Show: The show that presents the palace dances and sings in the Tang Dynasty.

Terracotta Warriors and Horses
The Big wild Goose Pagoda: It is one of the city's most distinctive and outstanding landmarks, possibly the most beautiful building left in Xi'an today. In AD 652, the Big Goose Pagoda was built to store the sutras and the figurines of Buddha, which were brought from India by a famous Buddhist translator and traveler Tang Sanzang, also known by his Buddhist name as Xuanzang.
The Courtyard of Family Gao: The Courtyard of Family Gao: Located in Xian’s bustling shopping area, Gao’s Courtyard is the former residence of Ming Dynasty.The residence is well preserved or restored to replicate the originals. Xian Art Gallery works in the main houses and you can enjoy local Shadow Puppet Show here.


Day 6
Xian/Guilin (B/L)

Buffet breakfast at hotel. Transfer to the airport for flight to Guilin. Meet and transfer to your hotel. Lunch at good local restaurant followed by visit to Elephant Trunk Hill and the Reed Flute Cave.

Elephant Trunk Hill: the symbol of Guilin landscape.
The Reed Flute Cave: Inside this cave you will find many stalactites, stalagmites, stone pillars, stone curtains and stone flowers in numerous forms.

Li River


Day 7
Guilin (B/L)
Buffet breakfast at hotel. Enjoy the Li River cruise with lunch on board. The ship will disembark in Yangshuo. Stroll at the famous West Street-where you could buy some small souvenirs for relatives and friends. on this way back, driver will give you several stops somewhere for taking pictures of rice paddies and water buffaloes.

Li River Cruise: Guilin scenery is acclaimed as the "Best Under Heaven" and the most beautiful scenes are found along the Li-River. Gorgeous Karst peaks give you surprises at each bend of
the limpid river under the blue sky. Water buffalo patrol the fields, peasants reap rice paddies, school kids and fisherman float by on bamboo rafts. With its breathtaking scenery and taste of a life far removed from the concrete metropolis, the scenery along the Li River become one of China's top tourist destinations.

Day 8
Guilin/Departure (B)

Buffet breakfast at hotel, then transfer to the airport for flight to next destination.
Service Ends.

 
 
 
Price Details(per person in US$):
Budget Class
(Tour Code: PL08B0)
Travel in party of
2-5 persons
6-9 persons
in twin
extra single
in twin
extra single
High Season
$1405
$256
$1220
$256
Shoulder Season
$1378
$230
$1189
$230
Low Season
$1309
$201
$1125
$201
Standard Class
(Tour Code: PL08B1)
Travel in party of
2-5 persons
6-9 persons
in twin
extra single
in twin
extra single
High Season
$1495
$348
$1308
$348
Shoulder Season
$1440
$295
$1249
$295
Low Season
$1340
$236
$1160
$236
Deluxe Class
(Tour Code: PL08B2)
Travel in party of
2-5 persons
6-9 persons
in twin
extra single
in twin
extra single
High Season
$1569
$430
$1379
$430
Shoulder Season
$1489
$355
$1315
$355
Low Season
$1385
$290
$1225
$290

High Season: September 1- October 31
Shoulder Season: March 1- August 31, November 01- November 15
Low Season: November 16- February 28
 
 
 
 
Service included Service not included
A.
Hotels (twin share basis) as listed in the itinerary
B.
Entrance fees
C.
Personal Guide & Driver + Private car / van for Private Transfers & sightseeing
D.
Meals as listed in the itinerary, B=breakfast; L=lunch; D=Dinner
E.
Domestic flights or trains as listed in the itinerary
F.
Service Charge & Government Taxes
G.
Luggage Transfers between airports and hotels
A.
Entry or Exit China International Airfare or train tickets
B.
Visa Fees
C.
Gratuities, Tips to guides or drivers
D.
Single Room Supplement
E.
Personal Expenses
F.
Meals: Any meals which are not specified with "B", "L", or "D"

G.

Evening Optional Shows
Note:
1)
Prices quoted are subject to rooms availability at the time of booking is made.
2)

Prices are valid until December, 2016 and prices are not available in major holiday (October 1- October 7, Feb 7- Feb 13 ) in China.
3)
Our Price are subject to change of the exchange rate between US$ and RMB changes by 2% or more(Now: US$ : RMB=1 : 6.3).
4) The prices listed include a discount for cash payment either by wire transfer, for any other type of payment, the discount price may not apply and subject to certain amount surcharge.

 
 
 
Featured Hotels for this tour:
 
Budget Class
City
Hotel
Rate
Beijing
King Parkview Hotel or similar
Three Star
( ★ ★
)
Xi'an
Days Inn City Centre Hotel or Similar
Guilin
Osmanthus Hotel or Similar
Standard Class
City
Hotel
Rate
Beijing
Sunworld Hotel or similar
Four Star
( ★ ★ ★
)
Xi'an
Xi'an Huashan Hotel or similar
Guilin
Grand Link Hotel or similar
Deluxe Class
City
Hotel
Rate
Beijing
Radegast Lake View Hotel or similar
Five Star
( ★ ★ ★ ★
)
Guilin
Xi'an
Grand Noble Hotel or Similar